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UPDATE: Missing girl located

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**UPDATE: The Missing girl has been foundDARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing girl.Adrianna “Audri” Jane Glass has gone missing from 8732 Miller-Brumbaugh Road in Arcanum. She was last seen walking from her home today.The Sheriff's Office said she may try to hide in ditches, fields, etc and has evaded law enforcement in doing so. She is aware that she is being looked for. She is known to have violent tendencies and has made recent threat to harm herself and others.She is 17 years old, 5 foot tall and 138 pounds. She has thin to medium build. She has brown...


17 teams compete in Greenville softball tournament

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Girls Softball Association for the second week in a row was host to the Treaty City Shootout girls softball tournament this past weekend.“We had a very successful weekend last week with the 8U and 10U,” GGSA President Eric Fellers said. “We will end up having a total of 40 teams for the two weekends with teams coming from farther away this year than last year.”Saturday had a total of 40 games played at the Greenvi...

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First forget-me-not sold

DARKE COUNTY - Members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 57 of Darke County sold their first forget-me-not to Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers this week.The yearly Forget-Me-Not drive is set for Aug. 8 and 9, with members posted at various businesses around Greenville.

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Boehner calls impeachment talk Democratic ‘scam’

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’nuhr) says the House has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama. He says talk of impeachment is all a scam by Democrats at the White House.Boehner says Democrats are trying to rally their supporters ahead of November’s mid-term elections to give money and show up to vote.Some Republicans have said Obama would open the door to impeachment if he takes steps to end deportations of large numbers of immigrants ...

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July nearing its end

Calendars don’t lie and the “end” is the truth of July! What a lovely summer so far. Pleasant temperatures and rain when needed. Time is that precious gift that is always slipping away but memories are lasting.So if you have planned a week end getaway, or special friends lunch or even reading a good summer book, it is ”time” to act.All of the ads are featuring back to school clothing and kids are getting a little restless. Teachers are getti...

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Ramco named Business of the Quarter

GREENVILLE - Ramco Electric Motors was named the Partnering for Progress Business of the Quarter on Friday at the quarterly meeting held at Stillwater Golf Course in Versailles.The recognition this quarter was given to Ramco for their continued and deeply vested interests in the Darke County Workforce Development Center and the subsequent training provided not only for the adult workforce, both employed and unemployed, but also the emerging workforce, Darke County’s youth. It...

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Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs.Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald conflict, Ohioans can be left baffled.A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate:___...

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FM releases information for tickets, season passes

PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has released information for athletics passes for the 2014-15 school year.For the 2014-15 school year, student and adult tickets at the gate for high school contests are $6. Student and adult tickets at the gate for junior high contests are $4. All students in kindergarten through high school are required to pay admission at the gate.Individual passes for adults and students are available. These passes are all-sport passes and can be used...

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Stammen skipped over in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — Craig Stammen got a taste of home this past weekend with numerous friends and family visiting, but they didn’t get to see him pitch.Stammen and the rest of the Washington Nationals visited Cincinnati for a three-game series against the Reds this past weekend. The Nationals won two of the three games with victories on Friday and Sunday, but Stammen didn’t get an opportunity to play.

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Another First Friday slated

Aug. 1 – Another great First Friday in August. Enjoy lunch on the lawn at the library from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy lunch and music. Lunches are $7.From 6 to 9 p.m. stores will be open and several will have live music to enjoy while you enjoy a cup of coffee or just strolling down beautiful downtown Greenville.Aug. 2 – Missoula Children’s Theatre Residency present Rapunzel at 3 and 7 p.m. This is a Darke County Center for ...

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The Daily Advocate print edition has new look

The print edition of The Daily Advocate now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers.Even though we live in a digital age, with more people than ever turning to digital platforms to get the news and information they want, we recognize that our print products remain extremely important, both to thousands of readers and to our advertisers.

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Lots of outdoor activities abound

Faith United Methodist Church will be hosting a “Family Picnic/ Movie Night” for the Arcanum community on Aug. 9. They wish to invite families of the community to join them for a picnic meal with hamburgers and hot dogs at 6:30 p.m. with games for all ages to follow and a showing of “Planes” at dusk.

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Bowery a place of peace, friendship

GREENVILLE - A ceremony to commemorate the opening of a bowery near the Darke County Parks’ Council House was held Friday during the Bicentennial Commission’s Peace and Friendship Summit, bringing together officials from Ohio and representatives of Native American Tribes to celebrate 200 years of peace, brought about by the second Treaty of GreeneVille, held July 22, 1814.Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) emceed the event, reminiscing about his childhood on the ve...

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Little Miss, Mister Fair contest continues pageantry traditions

DARKE COUNTY - The Great Darke County Fair brings with it many traditions, including the tradition of pageantry; the Little Miss and Mister pageant has been a steadfast tradition of the fair for at least 25 years, noted Katie Netzley, coordinator.“It’s a tradition at the fair,” Netzley commented. “It’s been going on for at least 25 years, and it’s nice to see that tradition continue…We are doing it a bit differently this year - we’ve ...

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Oakley festival deemed success

GREENVILLE - Despite a new venue this year, the Annie Oakley Festival has been dubbed a success by its committee members.“We’ve had fantastic attendance,” said President Bill Gunkle. “I think it’s done fantastic. I’m very pleased with the turnout.”Miss Annie Oakley 2014 Hayley Maher welcomed guests at the opening ceremony on Friday and Country Harmony, comprised of sisters JoEllen Melling and Jennifer Peck, sang the National Anth...

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No fear

Two years ago I had the privilege of walking in a local Labor Day Parade. Directly behind the group I was with, a church had a float. On the float a man was on a cross. He had white cloth around his midsection, red paint over much of his body and a crown of thorns upon his head; obviously, a representation of Jesus dying on the cross. The top of the cross was about twelve feet in the air, there was no way any spectator along the three mile parade route could miss it.

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Take time to rest

The hot, humid summer days are upon us, county fairs are getting into full swing, and parents are heading to the stores to buy back-to-school supplies … all reminders to us that summer is winding down!A friend and I were discussing this recently and maybe you’ve noticed it too … it’s a change that has been taking place over recent years. The change is that summer time is now a hectic time instead of a relaxing time.It used to be that ‘summer...

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New fire department opens

NORTH STAR - The new North Star Fire Department has been open “for business” for a little over a month.“We moved in on June 17 this year,” said Fire Chief Bill Roll. “Everybody really likes it. Several fire departments have come by to look at it.” He said the final cost of the project is $300,000.“We already had $100,000 in savings,” he said.He also noted they bought the land from the American Legion for $10,000 ...

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